Course Overloads (over 18 hours)

Students may carry as many as 18 hours without special permission. Approval for programs of more than 18 hours (overload) must be obtained from the college. Students may submit an overload request in STARS. The College policy regarding overloads in noted below:

  1. Requests of 19–20 hours will be approved only if the student has at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA and has successful completed 15–16 hours in each of the prior two semesters.
  2. Requests of over 20 hours will be considered only if the student has at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA and has successfully completed 15–16 hours in each of the prior two semesters.
  3. Students in the College of Business may not exceed two approved overloads within the 9 semester limit on enrollment.

When approval is granted for spring course registration, students will be granted access to add the extra hours in early May. For fall course registration, students will have access to add the extra hours on the first day in the fall semester.

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